Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

MEDSCI 729 - Perinatal Physiology

15 Points

Semester 1


Fetal development has long-term consequences for health. This advanced course offers a wide range of research themes relating to fetal development and future health. Topics include: placental development, fetal physiology, and endocrine regulation and metabolic function during fetal and postnatal life. The course explores pathogenesis of disease and injury of the fetus and newborn, and how biomedical research leads to potential clinical treatment strategies.


Prerequisite: MEDSCI 312

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